Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 39,557,639
Catalog: KM-112
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1911 5C MS obverse 1911 5C MS reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This date just nudged out 1907 as the highest mintage coin in the Liberty Head series, and heavily worn examples could still be found in circulation as late as the 1950s.

Most were reasonably well made. Poorly struck coins and those displaying worn dies should be avoided, but the supply of Mint State pieces is large enough that discriminating collectors should be able to find superior examples.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/31/2015

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1911 5C MS
Base $ 2.00 2.75 4.50 13.75 32.00 60.00 62.50 65.00 77.50 90.00 100.00 140 220 515 1500 - - - -
$ 35.00 - - 70.00 82.50 - 110 155 245 815 2450 - -

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Total Graded: 1245
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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2/11/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1155 $575.00
4/2/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 46 $103.50
9/4/2011 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/04/2011, 134/Lot# 15801 $40.00
12/12/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 3188, 3188/Lot# 1540 $55.00
1/9/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9044 $164.50
10/6/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131342/Lot# 26036 $176.25
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7529 $99.88

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